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chuck out

Definition of the verb chuck out

What does chuck out mean as a doing phrase?


  1. throw or cast away
  2. put out or expel from a place
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Destination] [Theme]Steve tossed John the ball
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Steve tossed the ball
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb]I threw the package away
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination or Locative Preposition] [Destination]Steve tossed the ball to the garden
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Steve tossed the ball from the corner
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] at / to / towards / for [Destination]Steve tossed the ball from the corner to the garden

      Verbs of Throwing (with the same syntax): bash, bat, bunt, chuck, fire, flick, fling, flip, hit, hurl, knock, lob, loft, nudge, pass, pitch, punt, shoot, shove, slam, slap, sling, smash, tap.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of chuck out: boot out / eject / exclude / turf out / turn out
    • more generic terms: expel / kick out / throw out = force to leave or move out
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the verb chuck out


  1. [idiomatic] To discard, to dispose of

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for chuck out

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Google preview英語常用詞組用法詞典 (2003)

by Rosalind Fergusson

to chuck out 1.

Google previewThe Godzone Dictionary (2010)

Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases by Max Cryer

chuck away, chuck out, give it the chuck (to get rid of, throw somewhere else). chuddy Chewing gum, considered casual and usually juvenile. Originally chuddygum, it was common in New Zealand throughout the 20th ...

Google previewUseful Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2017)

by Martin Manser

chuck out ( of) (intransitive, adverb, preposition) Informal 1 dismiss or expel someone from a company, school, club, etc., especially because of bad work or behaviour: They ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1984 chuck out verb to eject someone forcibly; ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrasal Verbs

by Najmussehar

Chew up Chicken out Chill out Chime in Chip away at Chip in Choose up Chop down Chop up Chuck away/Chuck out Chuck in Chuck up Churn out Clag up Clam up Clamp down on Claw back Clean out Clean something up cut into small ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

misplaced—anachronistic Chronometer—timepiece Chrysalis—pupa Chrysler building city—New York Chubby—plump, rotund, podgy Chuck—throw Chuck it down—rain heavily Chuck out—eject Chucker out—bouncer Chuckle—chortle, ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

¦ Beale, 1984 ¦ Nigel Foster, The Making of a Royal Marine Commando, 1987 chuck out verb to eject someone forcibly; to get rid.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

upchuck, vomit up; 8 chuck out, disgorge, get rid of, throw out; 9 dispose of, throw away; 11 regurgitate chuckhole: 7 pothole chuckle: 4 crow; 5 chuck, exult, neigh; 6 cackle, giggle, titter; 7 chortle, snicker, snigger, triumph, twitter; 8 crow over; ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

[CHUCK OUT v.] chuckey n. seecHUCKY n.2. chuck-farthing n. (also chuck) [late 1 7C-early 19C] a parish clerk. [SE chuck-farthing, a precursor of 20C+ pitch and toss, in which coins are first pitched at a mark, and then tossed at a hole by the ...

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Usage statistics about chuck out

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb chuck out:


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Chuck out Meaning

Video shows what chuck out means. To discard, to dispose of (something). To drive out, to turn out (somebody). Chuck out Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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